Are you using data to its advantage?

By February 21, 2018Best practices

Are you using data to its advantage?

Well, this will be nice and easy for you to answer. Whether your answer is a yes or a no, find out whether or not you’ve been using data to its advantage from the points below. You may think yes, but keep in mind that the pool of opportunity is huge. Use this article as a chance for you to discover opportunities to collect data that you can at least benefit from.

 

Are you seeking opportunities for the data you’ve collected?

You can discover this in a few ways

  1. Is the data allowing you to make changes in order to expand?
  2. Is the data helping you identify patterns that require attention?
  3. Is the data pointing your attention to anything specific?
  4. Is the data allowing you to identify the economy within your organisation?
  5. Is the data answering your question when there is a question to be answered?
  6. Are you using every data that you’ve collected wisely?

 

Are you collecting the right data to benefit from?

  1. Are you monitoring the data that you’re collecting?
  2. Are you asking the questions that you need an answer for?
  3. Is the data helping you identify a specific problem through the data you practice?
  4. Are you asking enough questions to make use of the data?
  5. What is the gap in the data?
  6. Is the answer to the question in the data going to add value to your organisation?

 

There you have it, a guide to help you identify whether you are collecting data to its advantage. As different organisation collect different data and practice different things, the answer is then down to each individual whether or not, they are collecting data that is going to add value and answer questions.

If you are an NGO, you might be aware that any changes with the GDPR legislation will be put into force on the 25th May 2018 which means that you have to be very careful with any data that you collect.


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